Crime

  Child shot, killed in Whitehaven; 1 detained

Memphis Police have one person detained after a child was shot and killed in Whitehaven Sunday evening.

  Man arrested, accused of attempting to sell stolen rare coin

Woman shot in North Memphis

  MPD: 6 indicted for aggravated riot after unrest in Frayser

Haywood Co. man wanted for attempted murder of police officer

  Man hits 74-year-old woman, steals her phone

Man shot outside gas station; suspect on the run

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Oxford police uncover large-scale identity theft, credit card fraud ring

TBI captures fugitive in Memphis wanted for multiple counts of robbery, assault

  Mid-South OBGYN sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual battery

  MPD investigating fatal shooting in North Memphis

  TBI: Man wanted for aggravated robbery, assault

  SCSO searching for women accused of using stolen ID to cash fraudulent checks

Former employee charged with embezzlement

A former contractor employee is accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer.

Man convicted for traveling with 10 pounds of meth while on parole

Prior to this case, the 42-year-old has seven other felony convictions and is on parole for a drug conviction in Texas.

MPD: Suspects wanted for firing shots into home with mother and children inside

Memphis police are looking for multiple suspects they believe fired shots into an occupied home on the night of Nov. 24.

  Deadly shooting investigation underway at busy intersection in Hickory Hill

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting at a gas station at the intersection of Kirby Parkway and East Shelby Drive.

Man critically injured in Orange Mound shooting

  Shelby Co. DA responds to accidental shooting death of 11-year-old

  Hearing postponed for man charged in Lorenzen Wright’s murder

Memphis man sentenced to more than three decades for bank robbery, carjacking

Lockdown lifted following active shooter reports on Jackson State University campus

  Man charged in the murder of Lorenzen Wright to appear in court after postponed trial date

  Woman charged with identity theft after going to driver’s service center

A woman used a stolen license to steal the identity of a Mid-South woman

  Former Germantown coach indicted for theft

Vicki Anderson is accused of collecting $2,000 from a one-day summer camp at a local hotel, according to the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office.

  Father arrested after allegedly lying to police about deadly DUI involving his son

According to the affidavit, Don Seward, 52, arrived at the scene of the crash on Oct. 3 around 1:15 a.m. after Memphis police notified him that a vehicle registered under his name was involved in a deadly crash on Highway 385.

Former FedEx worker indicted in $12K gold bar theft case

Prosecutors say Darrel Parker, 50, stole eight thin gold bullion bars from a shipment in December 2017, hid the bars in his wallet and tried to leave work.

  Bolivar city council member facing new indictments for theft and fraud

A spokesman for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says Jonathan Joy turned himself in Monday night for property theft up to $60,000 and home improvement service fraud.

Suspect charged with attempted first-degree murder after firing shots near school

Police say the shooting happened as children were being dropped off for school.

  Memphis police fire shots at hotel, 3 suspects wanted for nearly hitting police with car

Investigators are working to find three suspects who are on the run after police received calls that two men were looking into a vehicle in the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn and Suites on Showcase Boulevard.

  One of four Nashville juvenile escapees added to TBI’s most wanted list

TBI announced one of the escapees, 17-year-old Brandon Caruthers was added to the list Monday evening.

  Police identify victim in shooting near the National Civil Rights Museum

Police say 22-year-old Thedric Morton was one of two people shot outside Christyles barber shop at East Butler Avenue and Mulberry Street.

  MPD: 11-year-old accidentally kills himself while playing with gun

Neighbors are still in shock days later.

  TBI: Pregnant woman dead, 8-year-old paralyzed in shooting

Investigators say 24-year-old Alexis Branch, who was eight months pregnant, died at the scene and her 8-year-old daughter was paralyzed in the shooting.

Mother charged with DUI while driving with her children, police say

A 29-year-old mother is behind bars, facing multiple charges after Kroger employees suspected she was intoxicated while driving with her four sons on board.

  Police investigating deadly overnight shooting near South Parkway

When Memphis Police Department arrived on the scene, they found the victim’s car with multiple bullet holes.

  4 teens escape from Nashville juvenile center during work detail

Police are searching for four teens who escaped a juvenile detention center in Nashville....two of them are murder suspects.

  Memphis Police investigating Hickory Hill homicide

Officers are investigating after a man was shot dead in Southeast Memphis on Sunday.

  Man shot, killed in Parkway Village

A man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in Parkway Village.

  Police investigating after shooting victim arrives at Chuck E. Cheese

Memphis Police are investigating after a shooting victim showed up at the Chuck E. Cheese on Germantown Parkway Saturday evening.

  Woman wanted in connection with Southaven shooting, police say

Southaven Police need help finding the woman they say is responsible for a shooting that happened Saturday morning.

  Affidavit: Man charged after shooting at police, barricading himself inside home, declaring ‘war’

New details have been released surrounding a scary police standoff in the Westwood area that came to a peaceful end Friday evening.

  MPD: Man in custody after barricading himself inside home following domestic situation

Memphis Police responded to a domestic disturbance call Friday afternoon on Masterson Cove, near Deerskin Drive.

  1 dead, 1 critical in double shooting near NCRM

Memphis police are looking for suspects after a double shooting happened outside of a barbershop Friday afternoon.

  Shelby County DA’s office to hold holiday remembrance event for families of slain crime victims

Monday the Shelby County District Attorney’s office will host its annual season of remembrance event to memorialize those who lost their lives to violent crime in Memphis in the past year.

  Police release pictures of additional persons of interest in shooting of 9-year-old boy

Memphis police have released images of two additional persons of interest they believe could be connected to the shooting of a 9-year-old boy.

  Memphis police dash cam shows high-speed chase of shooting suspect

New video shows officers chasing the man who shot a deputy on Thanksgiving Day 2018.

Man airlifted following morning shooting at Whitehaven gas station

A man has been airlifted to the hospital after police say he was shot at a Whitehaven gas station Friday morning.

Family says “Grinch” stole their Christmas lights

Family says "Grinch" stole their Christmas lights

  Police identify person of interest in shooting of 9-year-old boy

Memphis police have identified the man they believe is a person of interest in the shooting of a 9-year-old boy.

Memphis Police searching for carjacking suspects

Memphis Police need help identifying two men suspected of an attempted carjacking.

  Woman shared Facebook warnings about white vans before deadly shooting

Nazario Garcia was gunned down Sunday in his white work van -- the same type of vehicle at the center of viral Facebook posts claiming men are using the vans for sex trafficking.

  Accused serial shoplifter arrested by county investigators

An accused serial shoplifter is off the streets just in time for holiday shopping.

  Mother, 2 sons arrested for deadly weekend shooting near a local Goodwill

Memphis Police have arrested three suspects they say are responsible for a deadly shooting outside a shopping center Sunday morning.

  9-year-old critically injured in overnight shooting on Castalia St.

A 9-year-old boy is injured following an overnight shooting on Castalia Street and Livewell Circle just south of South Parkway.

  Local animal advocates praise the president’s signing of a bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

The bill bans intentional crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating or impalement of animals -- and videos of such acts called “crush videos.”

  Former ‘Survivor’ contestant from Germantown, Tenn. indicted on rape, aggravated assault charges

Silas Gaither, a 2001 contestant on "Survivor," is indicted for rape and aggravated assault.

Child sex offender convicted on 10 felony counts for the rape, abuse of 2 children

A registered sex offender is facing new charges regarding the rape and neglect of two children under the age of 10, according to the district attorney’s office.

Man dies in hospital after being shot on Double Tree Road

Police say he was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he later died of his injuries.

  Victim dies after relative arrives home to find him shot in Westwood, 2 others injured

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting after a man was shot and killed and two other victims were injured in a Westwood neighborhood Monday night.

  1 injured in overnight shooting on Winchester Rd

Memphis Police arrived on the scene around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Winchester Road and Goodlett Street.

  Memphis man awarded $81K after being shot at by a US Marshal during traffic stop

A judge has awarded a Memphis man over $81,000 after a U.S. Marshal fired shots at his car during a traffic stop in April of 2015.

Judge sentences ‘poster child for serial rapists’ to 371 years in prison

Judge Lee Coffee sentenced 37-year-old William Gossett to 371 years in prison Monday, saying Gossett never deserves to walk the streets as a free man again.

Panola County woman killed; daughter arrested for murder

According to the Panola County Sheriff’s Office, Pearlie Hamilton was shot around 9 p.m. Sunday in front of her home on Fudge Town Road.

  Le Bonheur increases security after hospital employee is shot after leaving work Friday night

Memphis police continue their search for two men responsible for the crime. Police now say the woman was the victim of an attempted carjacking.

  Former corrections officer charged with wife’s assault is found dead

Memphis police say 37-year-old Franklin Burleson was found dead early Saturday morning at the Holiday Inn & Suites on New Brunswick Road.

  Woman arrested, accused of killing grandmother’s dog

A Memphis woman faces felony animal cruelty charges after investigators say she killed her grandmother's dog and left parts of it around the house.

Suspect charged for firing weapon at an East Memphis Kroger

A Memphis man is behind bars after he was charged for firing a shot in the parking lot of the Plaza Drive Kroger on Thursday night.

  Man charged with first-degree murder following weekend shooting

A man is charged in the shooting death and the attempted murder of two brothers that allegedly stemmed from an argument at a home on Sunday morning.

  1 dead, 1 critical in Frayser shooting

Memphis police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Sunday morning in Frayser.

  Woman in critical following Hickory Hill shooting

A woman was shot in Hickory Hill Sunday evening.

  Two men found dead in Tate County

Tate County Sheriff, Brad Lance says around 5 a.m. a passerby spotted the two men on Wes Williams Road not far from Old Memphis Oxford Road.

  Man shot, killed outside Goodwill

Memphis police are looking for the men responsible for shooting and killing another man near the Goodwill on Austin Peay Highway on Sunday morning.

  Teen babysitter pleads guilty to beating 6-year-old girl to death

Prosecutors say Antonio Evans beat three children while babysitting in 2015. A 6-year-old girl died from her injuries.

  Police investigating after shooting victim drives herself to hospital

Memphis Police are investigating after a woman showed up to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Friday evening, suffering from a gunshot wound.

  US Marshals arrest Calif. restaurant shooting suspect in Memphis

A fugitive wanted for a deadly shooting at a Church's Chicken in Southern California is now in Memphis custody.

  Police search for East Memphis Kroger shooter

Memphis Police want to find the man who fired a shot outside the Poplar Plaza Kroger.

  TIMELINE: New details revealed in escape of Curtis Ray Watson, murder of TDOC Administrator Debra Johnson

WMC Action News 5 is piecing together a new timeline into the escape of inmate Curtis Ray Watson, who’s charged in the murder of TDOC prison administrator Debra Johnson.

Pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run near Willow Oaks Elementary

A pedestrian was hit by a car in front of Willow Oaks Elementary School Friday afternoon.

Memphis man sentenced to 40 years after hitting young school girl with car, raping her

A Memphis man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to hitting a young school girl with his car, then abducting and raping her in 2016.

Police: Suspects evade officers following carjacking incident

The victim told police the pair demanded his wallet, cell phone and car.